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Vanessa Goodwin hospitalised

Tasmania's Attorney-General Vanessa Goodwin is in hospital after being diagnosed with multiple brain tumours. Dr Goodwin was taken to the Royal Hobart Hospital by ambulance yesterday after suddenly 'becoming extremely unwell'. Premier Will Hodgman this morning described...

Police seeking missing Hobart boy

Tasmania Police is seeking public assistance in its search for a 14-year-old boy, missing since yesterday morning. Barry Angus Bedelph is described as being about 175cm tall, of heavy build, with short curly black hair and...

ICE in Tasmania: 10-year-old in treatment

The head of a Tasmanian drug rehabilitation service says ICE use now accounts for almost a third of demand for its services. Sarah Charlton from Holyoake Tasmania says it's gone from 1% of cases five years...

Test legend to review Tasmanian cricket

Former Test batsman Michael Hussey will lead a review of Cricket Tasmania's operations. Chairman Andrew Gaggin says Hussey's extensive experience on and off the field make him ideal for the job. "Hussey's brief is to review the...

Police seeking missing Howrah woman

Tasmania Police is seeking public assistance in its search for Howrah woman Esther Miranda Cashion. Ms Cashion was last seen on March 10th and is believed to have left home in her blue Mazda 3 car,...

Disabled man's restraint scrutiny

A difference of opinion has opened up over the case of a disabled Devonport man, Theo Langmaid who suffered a brain injury as a baby. It's alleged staff of North West Residential Support who cared for the...

Flu season's coming

We're being reminded to get organised for our flu shot in the next few weeks, regardless of our age. Research has found adults vaccinated against flu have nearly half the number of doctor's visits and sick...

'Tainted' committee to address Premier's claim

Parliament's Public Accounts Committee is to address the Premier's claim it is tainted and has leaked information to the media. The powerful committee this week summonsed Treasurer Peter Gutwein to answer questions over last year's energy...

$2m solar investment for Launceston

Energy company Nest is to build one of Tasmania's biggest solar power plants at Kings Meadows. The $2 million investment will generate 1-megawatt of electricity, enough to power around 200 homes. Nest director Mark Barnett said the...

Police seek missing Launceston man

Police are seeking public assistance to locate 44-year-old Allan Maxwell Turner. They say Mr Turner has been living in the Launceston area, and is known to frequently change where he is living, but has not been...